Header Logo
Last Name


TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
DivisionPediatrics-Hospital Medicine
AddressOne Baylor Plaza
Houston TX 77030
vCardDownload vCard

    Collapse Biography 
    Collapse awards and honors
    2016Medical Education Scholarship Award, American Association of Medical Colleges, Southern Group on Educational Affairs
    2013F&J Faculty Excellence Award in Educational Leadership, Baylor College of Medicine
    2012F&J Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching and Evaluation, Baylor College of Medicine
    2012Academy of Distinguished Educators, Baylor College of Medicine
    2013Texas Children's Hospital Professional Development Leadership Award, Center for Research, Innovation, and Scholarship, Texas Children's Hospital
    2005Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

    Collapse Overview 
    Collapse overview
    Mary Rocha, MD, MPH is nationally recognized medical education scholar with an interest in assessment methods and how learning occurs during the period of transition from medical school to internship. She is a graduate of various advanced courses in medical education research and is an expert in validation methods. She routinely leads peer-reviewed national faculty development workshops on medical education research methods.

    Dr. Rocha and colleagues received a Medical Education Scholarship Award from the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) for a workshop about the learning environment. She is a past recipient of two educational grants and a professional development leadership award from the BCM Department of Pediatrics and she is the recipient of 2 Fulbright and Jaworski awards from BCM.

    Dr. Rocha has served in various educational leadership roles at BCM including Director of the Pediatric SubInternship and Interim/Associate Director of the Pediatric Clerkship. Nationally, she serves in educational scholarship leadership roles for the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Academic Pediatric Association, and the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics.

    Collapse Bibliographic 
    Collapse selected publications
    Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
    List All   |   Timeline
    1. Rocha, MEM Tewksbury, L Buchanan, AO Jirasevijinda, T Khidir, A Thyssen, EA Hanson, JL. Practical Methods for Gathering and Integrating Validity Evidence for Medical Education Assessment. 2018.
    2. Abramson EL, Paul CR, Petershack J, Serwint J, Fischel JE, Rocha M, Treitz M, McPhillips H, Lockspeiser T, Hicks P, Tewksbury L, Vasquez M, Tancredi DJ, Li ST. Conducting Quantitative Medical Education Research: From Design to Dissemination. Acad Pediatr. 2018 03; 18(2):129-139. PMID: 29117573.
      View in: PubMed
    3. Rocha, MEM Rubenstein, J. Critical Synthesis Package: Objective Structured Video Exam (OSVE) in Communication Skills. MedEdPORTAL. 2014.
    4. Adame N, Rocha ME, Louden C, Agrawal R. Pediatric hospitalists' perspectives on the care of children with medical complexity. Hosp Pediatr. 2011 Jul 01; 1(1):30-7. PMID: 24510927.
      View in: PubMed
    5. Rocha, MEM. Pitfalls of Enteral Feeding in Children with Special Health Care Needs. Hospital Pediatrics. 2008; (1):16-17.
    6. Rocha, MEM. The Relationship between Nonadherence and Recurrent Disease: A Case-Comparison Study of DNA Fingerprint Clustering of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isolates Among Recurrent and Primary Tuberculosis Cases. 1998.
    Same Department Expand Description